NA-154: Siddique Baloch Allowed Polls 2015 Latest News.The Supreme Court (SC) allowed on Wednesday disqualified Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker from NA-154 Lodhran, Siddique Khan Baloch, to take part in by-polls in the same constituency,Express News reported.
According to reports, setting aside Multan election tribunal’s August 26 decision of putting a lifetime ban on PML-N candidate on contesting elections, the country’s apex court ordered re-polling in the constituency.
MULTAN: A large bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) Multan Wednesday allowed PML-N’s candidate Siddique Khan Baloch to contest by polls from NA-154.
Initially the divisional bench did not allow him to contest by election after which Baloch went to a larger bench for seeking permission to contest polls.
After hearing the arguments of Siddique Baloch’s lawyer, the larger bench, in its short order, allowed his client to contest election.
It is pertinent to mention here that Baloch had won from NA-154 (Lodhran) during general elections 2013 as an independent candidate and later he joined Pakistan Muslim League-N.
Baloch was de-seated by the tribunal on August 26 on a petition filed by central leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Jahangir Tareen against alleged rigging in NA-154 during 2013 elections. – APP